November 10, 2017
East Central College is restructuring its scholarships to help more students pay for college. “This will not only encourage the recruitment of full-time students,” said Vice President of Student Services Shelli Allen, “but we also hope it will increase participation in part-time students.” The new scholarship procedures were put together by a task force comprised [...]
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November 9, 2017
Aerofil Technology, Inc. and East Central College will be highlighted to help celebrate National Apprenticeship Week, Nov. 13-17. Through its Center for Workforce Development and the use of the U.S. Department of Labor apprenticeship program, East Central College leads the state’s community colleges with 109 registered apprentices using funds from the U.S. DOL apprenticeship program. [...]
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November 6, 2017
Kevin Ijames Sr., Audrey Freitag, Kevin Dixon and Karen Butterfield were honored at the 2017 Missouri Community College Association in November. Ijames, President of Ace Manufacturing, was honored with the Distinguished Business and Industry Award. It is presented annually to individuals and/or businesses that have engaged in significant partnerships with their local community college to [...]
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October 29, 2017
One lucky student who registers for Winter 2017 or Spring 2018 classes between October 23 - November 10 will win free* textbooks for next semester! The course schedule is now available for students to view. You can check it out on the Student Services page under Registration and Student Records. Enrolling for classes early allows [...]
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October 26, 2017
The Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) program at East Central College is offering English language classes for adults. The class is free to students. Learn to read, write, speak and listen in English, and study U.S. government and the U.S. Constitution in preparation for the U.S. Citizenship test. Orientation and classes will be held at [...]
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October 25, 2017
The Chi Delta chapter of Phi Theta Kappa welcomed new members during its annual Fall Induction Ceremony. Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) is the international honor society for the two-year college. Members pursue activities that fall under the direction of the society’s hallmarks of Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Fellowship. "Phi Theta Kappa membership is by invitation only," [...]
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October 24, 2017
Joshua Carico left the Marine Corps in 2017 and enrolled at East Central College soon after. “Right now, I’m mostly taking general education courses,” he explained, “but I’m looking into criminal justice courses for next year.” Carico hopes to transfer to a four-year college and eventually become a conservation agent. He admits the transition from [...]
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October 18, 2017
East Central College nursing instructor Judy Bieker has been inspiring students for more than 23 years. “Not only has she educated more than 500 students over that time,” said Nancy Mitchell, nursing program coordinator, “she has also mentored numerous master’s students and new faculty members without hesitation.” Now, she is being recognized for her hard [...]
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October 13, 2017
East Central College and Missouri University of Science and Technology are now working together to help reduce college costs and help students earn a degree in less time. On October 13, Dr. Jon Bauer, East Central College President, Dr. Christopher G. Maples, Missouri S&T interim chancellor, and Dr. Robert Marley, Missouri S&T Provost and Executive [...]
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October 9, 2017
In 2015, East Central College Art Instructor Annette Green received a call from a friend at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Beaufort. He knew she was a skilled artist and had a project she might be interested in. “The church had been remodeled years earlier,” said Green. “In the process of removing the old wallboard, [...]
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